Human Resources

The Human Resources Department plays an important County Government role in the employment and support of the County’s approximately 400 employees, who are committed to providing excellent services to Cumberland County citizens. These dedicated and talented employees are one of the County’s greatest assets. 
  • Provide organizational leadership and implement human resources best practices
  • Strategic partner with all Cumberland County departments
  • Promote organizational culture that values high performance, employee engagement, a respectful workplace, and excellent customer service
  • Attract, hire and retain highly qualified, motivated, and diverse employees
  • Offer comprehensive employee benefits, training & development, and continuous support


  • Recruitment, hiring and retention
  • Classification and compensation
  • Employee benefits
  • FMLA & Leaves of Absence
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Labor relations & collective bargaining
  • Policies
  • Personnel management
  • Training & development
  • Compliance
  • Employee assistance programs (EAP)
  • Wellness & employee recognition

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability or protected Veteran status, or any other protected status.